Here are selected references to work done at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission related to the DOPA. Most recent publications are shown first.

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Biodiversity Information Systems
  • Peedell, S., G. Dubois, A. Cottam, M. Schulz (2012). Last chance to see? – what is the role of SDI’s in the race to halt biodiversity loss? In: "Global Geospatial Conference 2012 - Spatially Enabling Government, Industry and Citizens", May 14-17, 2012, Québec City, Canada. [Download pdf]
  • Dubois, G., M. Clerici, J.F. Pekel, A. Brink, I. Palumbo, D. Gross, S. Peedell, D. Simonetti, M. Punga (2011). On the contribution of remote sensing to DOPA, a Digital Observatory for Protected Areas. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia [Download pdf]
  • Pearlman, J., Craglia, M., Bertrand, F., Nativi, S., Gaigalas, G., Dubois. G., Niemeyer, S., Fritz., S. (2011) EuroGEOSS: an interdisciplinary approach to research and applications for forestry, biodiversity and drought. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia [Download pdf]
  • Dubois, G., Clerici, M., Peedell, S., Mayaux, P., Grégoire and J.-M., Bartholomé, E. (2010).A Digital Observatory for Protected Areas - DOPA, a GEO-BON contribution to the monitoring of African biodiversity. In: “Proceedings of Map Africa 2010”, 23-25 November 2010, Cape Town, South Africa. [Download pdf]
  • Nelson, A., A. Hartley, G. Dubois, M. Punga (2009). Geoinformatics for the Environmental Surveillance of Protected Areas in Africa. In: “Proceedings of the StatGIS09: GeoInformatics for Environmental Surveillance”, June 17-19, 2009 Milos, Greece [Download pdf]
  • Dubois, G. Hartley, A., Nelson, A., Mayaux, P. and J.M. Grégoire (2009). Towards an interoperable web service for the monitoring of African protected areas. In: “Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE)”, May 4-8, 2009 Stresa, Italy [Download pdf]
  • Nelson, A. and Hartley, A. (2008) Development of the website on the Assessment of African Protected Areas. JRC Scientific and Technical Reports. EUR 23520 EN. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg. 57 pp.
  • Hartley, A., Nelson, A., Mayaux, P. and Grégoire, J-M. (2007). The Assessment of African Protected Areas. JRC Scientific and Technical Reports. EUR 22780 EN. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 77p [10Mb]

Species analysis and modelling
  • Skøien , J. O. , G. Dubois, G. Heuvelink, M. Schulz (2012). Uncertainty in species distribution modeling – the use of Mahalanobis distance. In: “Proceedings of the 9th International Geostatistics Congress", June 11 – 15, 2012, Oslo, Norway
  • Nelson A., A. Hartley, G. Dubois, M. Punga (2009). Geoinformatics for the Environmental Surveillance of Protected Areas in Africa. In: “Proceedings of the StatGIS09: GeoInformatics for Environmental Surveillance”, June 17-19, 2009 Milos, Greece [Download pdf]

Ecological modelling and forecasting
  • Schulz, M., J. Skøien, L. Gerharz, G. Dubois, E. Pebesma (2012). Uncertainty propagation between web services – a case study using the eHabitat WPS to identify unique ecosystems. In: "6th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software - iEMSs 2012", July 1-5, 2012, Leipzig, Germany [Download pdf]
  • Schade, S., N. Ostländer, C. Granell, M. Schulz, D. McInerney, G. Dubois, L. Vaccari, M. Chinosi, L. Díaz, L. Bastin, R. Jones (2012) Which Service Interfaces fit the Model Web?. In: "GEOProcessing 2012. The Fourth International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services", January 30 - February 4, 2012 - Valencia, Spain
  • Skøien, J., M. Schulz, G. Dubois, R. Jones, G.B.M. Heuvelink, D. Cornford (2011). Uncertainty propagation in chained web based modeling services: the case of eHabitat. In: “Innovation in sharing environmental observations and information. Proceedings of EnviroInfo 2011, 25th International Conference Environmental Informatics”. W. Pillmann, S. Schade and P. Smits (Eds), pp: 46-58, 5-7 October 2011, Ispra, Italy. [Download pdf]
  • Skøien, J.O., G. Dubois, J. De Jesus (2011). Forecasting biomes of protected areas. In: "Proceedings of Spatial Statistics Conference 2011. Mapping Global Change", 23-25 March 2011, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands. Procedia Environmental Sciences (2011) 7: 44-49. [Download pdf]
  • Skøien, J., Truong P., G. Dubois, D. Cornford, G. Heuvelink, G. Geller, (2011). Uncertainty propagation in the Model Web: a case study with eHabitat. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia [Download pdf]
  • Nelson A., A. Hartley, G. Dubois, M. Punga (2009). Geoinformatics for the Environmental Surveillance of Protected Areas in Africa. In: “Proceedings of the StatGIS09: GeoInformatics for Environmental Surveillance”, June 17-19, 2009 Milos, Greece [Download pdf]

Remote sensing for the monitoring of terrestrial ecosystems
  • Palumbo I., Gregoire, J.-M., Punga, M. (2011). One year of fire observations from space: lessons learned about fire behavior and vegetation. In: The 5th International Wildland Fire Conference, Sun City, South Africa. 9–13 May 2011.
  • Dubois, G., M. Clerici, J.F. Pekel, A. Brink, I. Palumbo, D. Gross, S. Peedell, D. Simonetti, M. Punga (2011). On the contribution of remote sensing to DOPA, a Digital Observatory for Protected Areas. In: "Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment", April 10-15, 2011, Sydney, Australia [Download pdf]
  • Liousse C, Guillaume B, Grégoire J-M., Mallet M, Galy-Lacaux1 C, Pont V, Akpo A, Bedou M, Castera P, Dungall L, Gardrat E, Granier C, Konare A, Malavelle F, Mariscal A, Mieville A, Rosset R, Serça D, Solmon F, Tummon F, Assamoi P, Yoboué V, Van Velthoven P. (2010) Updated African Biomass Burning Emission Inventories in the Framework of the AMMA-IDAF Program, with an Evaluation of Combustion Aerosols. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10:9631-9646.
  • Palumbo I, Grégoire J-M., Simonetti D, Punga M. (2010) Characterization of Fire Seasonality and Intensity in Protected Areas of Sub-Saharan Africa Using MODIS Data. In " Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Forest Fire Research". Coimbra (Portugal): Association for the Development of Industrial Aerodynamics (ADAI), University of Coimbra; Conference Proceedings: D. X. Viegas, (editor). p. 106.
  • Lehsten, V., P. Harmand, I. Palumbo, and A. Arneth (2010). Modelling burned area in Africa. Biogeosciences, 7, 3199–3214.
  • Grégoire J-M., Simonetti D. (2010) Interannual Changes of Fire Activity in the Protected Areas of the SUN Network and Other Parks and Reserves of the West and Central Africa Region Derived from MODIS Observations. Remote Sensing 2(2): 446-463.
  • Stroppiana D, Brivio A, Grégoire J-M., Liousse C, Guillaume B, Granier C, Mieville A, Chin M, Petron G. (2010). Comparison of global inventories of CO emissions from biomass burning derived from remotely sensed data. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10:12173-12189.
  • Mieville A, Granier C, Liousse C, Guillaume B, Mouillot D, Lamarque J, Grégoire J-M., Petron G. (2010). Emissions of Gases and Particles from Biomass Burning During the 20th Century Using Satellite Data and an Historical Reconstruction. Atmospheric Environment, 44 (11): 1469-1477.
  • Dubois, G., Combal, B. and A. Nelson (2009). On the possible use of indicator variograms for building ecological indicators. In: “Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE)”, May 4-8, 2009 Stresa, Italy [Download pdf]

Remote sensing for the monitoring of marine ecosystems
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Global Ecosystem Services
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Land cover change monitoring and assessments of threats to protected areas
  • Gollnow F., Estreguil, C., Dubois G., Mayaux, P. and Caudullo G. (2010). Fragmentation and connectivity analyses of African forest protected areas. In: “ForestSat 2010. Operational tools in forestry using remote sensing techniques”, D. Miranda, J. Suarez and R. Crecente (eds), pp. 115-119. September 7-10, 2010, Lugo and Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Governance and management effectiveness of protected areas
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